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32 Vehicle characteristics and heavy vehicle driving skills LOW-PRESSURE WARNINGS Air-brake systems are fitted with warning devices (lights and buzzers) that are activated when air pressure in the system falls below a predetermined level. No attempt should be made to move a vehicle when the brake pressure warning system is operating. Similarly, if the warning activates while the vehicle is moving, it should be brought to a standstill quickly and safely, and not be moved again until the defect is rectified.

Vehicle braking and speed controls 33 SPEED LIMITERS The law requires speed limiters to be fitted to certain heavy goods vehicles to prevent over-speeding and thereby help to reduce road accidents. 5 million tonnes of carbon monoxide (CO) from exhaust emissions pumped into the atmosphere. 5 tonnes maximum gross weight (with certain special exceptions) to a maximum speed of 60 mph (96 kph). The speed limiter must be maintained in good working order, but where a vehicle is driven with a defective limiter, it is a defence to show that the defect occurred during that journey or that at the time it was being driven to a place for the limiter to be repaired.

The study of these forces involves complex subject areas of physics, mechanics and motor vehicle technology, and is not our purpose here. However, the professional LGV driver should be aware of these phenomena and have an understanding of their potential effects on his control of his vehicle. It is essential that the driver has full control over his vehicle at all times – and this means not being distracted by talking passengers, taking calls on mobile Technical characteristics of heavy vehicles 21 phones, fiddling with sat-nav devices or even lighting cigarettes.

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